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to at least 60,000 homes and businesses in the new york city area. many of them had just got entheir power restored. >> the winter storm brought rain, strong winds and several inches of snow region. airlines cancelled nearly 1600 flights and highways and train routes were also disrupted and families shivered in homes. ben, how is everybody doing? >> reporter: well, norah you can see this is the last thing that people needed. the streets in tuckerton flood again, front yards flood. as nor'easters go this wouldn't be a big deal. but for a couple of days people were able to come back to this neighborhood to save what they could, tearing out carpets, ripping down walls. that has now been put on hold. one woman said this second storm feels like a second punch to the gut. when the nor'easter slammed into the jersey shore wind and rain quickly turned into a whiteout as temperatures plummeted into the low 30s. volunteers handed out blankets for those with no heat. >> just won't end now. unfortunate want it to be over. >> reporter: in snow covered belmar a generate oris running nick's one light and
exploded in the last number of years, but now the city is proposing new regulations. >> reporter: i'm bruce leshan in d.c. where some popular food trucks say some proposed regulations could drive them out of business. >> if the public did not want us here, we would not be here. >> from the curb to the end of the sidewalk how much face do we have? >> reporter: the city's proposal would ban food trucks with less than 10 feet of unobstructed space on the sidewalks. we found eight out of 10 of the most popular food trucks spots where customers want food trucks to be would not be legal under the proposed regulations. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. >> reporter: they are making money, paying taxes, employing hundreds and feeding thousands. >> i've only had a bite of the chef special, but it was very good. >> i think they're really convenient. >> i love the food trucks. they've got delicious food. they're where you need to be for lunch. >> reporter: the question is whether they will be able to stay. in d.c. bruce leshan, 9 news
in and whisked him away. >>> some food truck owners furious tonight over new regulations proposed by city leaders in d.c. the measure they're mad about would ban the trucks from any downtown sidewalk with less than 10 feet of unobstructed sidewalk. the food truck association went up and measured the sidewalks at the 10 most popular spots for those trucks to park and only two passed muster. >> it has nothing to do with trying to limit their ability to conduct business in the city. we are just responsible for the transportation network and making sure that it can be use safely and efficiently. >> the city leaders say they've been talking with those food truck owners trying to work something out. the people have until tuesday to tell the city what think think of these new proposed rules. >>> tonight police are on the hunt for four gunmen who robbed the group of people. this happened around 6:00 this morning, 18th street and jefferson place northwest. >> reporter: i'm surae chinn in northwest washington. i talked with a man who says he was held at gunpoint. the whole ordeal ends with gunfire near
brand of pain. starting tomorrow drivers in new york city with license plate numbers ending in odd numbers can get gas. on saturday, folks with even numbers. right now only 25% of the gas stations are open. >> our own reporter bruce leshan knows what it's like to have to start over apartment tree crashed down on his home during superstorm sandy forcing him and his family out. >> reporter: i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. i'm hope wag i've learned is going to help other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of poplars. but all around the neighborhood now the chain saws are buzzing, the cranes are lifting the logs out of people's back yards. my neighbors are all scared that what happened to me might happen to them. and so they're taking out this tree now. later in the afternoon, this one will come down. luckily my wife had decided to ride out the storm down in the basement, because this was my bedroom. this crisis has convinced me that my friends and neighbors are the best ever. they helped me move into this house just a few block
of the underpopulated schools which she could recommend for closure which would save the city some money. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> wall street should be back in full swing today. we'll see what happens when the numbers come out. >> wasn't much of a barn burner yesterday. investors are looking ahead to some new economic news and earnings reports from the likes of cisco systems and home depot. to say the least, stocks finished mixed in light trading. the bond market was closed in honor of veterans day and there were no economic reports to speak of yesterday. checking the numbers, the dow and nasdaq each fell less than a point and the s&p 500 was up fractionally. >>> a major management shake- up. the man thought to be heir apparent for the c.e.o. job is out. the announcement comes barely two weeks after launching the flagship windows 8 operating system. no reason at this time is being given for this departure. >>> here's a way you can save some of your money and energy when you trade in the older nonworking holiday string lights. you have to head to the lo
shift here are surprised. >> it is a lot for the city. but this area is always okay. i mean there is always a lot of police around all the time because of the clubs. i don't know how someone would be bold enough to try to rob anybody at that time in the morning. >> police say they were last seen on 19th and k. before the area was busy this morning. at that time they sent out a tweet looking for several people in a white or silver lincoln. apparently, they were armed. >> at some point, some of the victims were leaving and the suspects were in a vehicle, and one of the suspects fired a shot at the victim's vehicle. >> reporter: the vehicle ended up here on history and madison. when they tried to flag down authorities. >> police say no one was seriously injured. they add the victim's black suv happened to end up blocks from the white house. less than a mile away from where it all started. it is still unclear why the victims were targeted twice and where the suspects fled from here. in northwest, 9 news. >> police are looking for a lincoln with dc license plates ec0-424. if you
tracking how those cuts could affect the cities and counties in virginia. >> we still haven't recovered from the last recession, but washington was not as harshly impacted as other parts of the country because federal spending kept people employed here, but now ironically instead of our salvation that, connection could be a curse. schools in northern virginia could take a hit if virginia cuts budgets to offset the fiscal cliff. governor mcdonnell's office directed agencies to identify potential cuts of 4%. 14% of the fairfax county school budget comes from the state. drainsville supervisor john foust says any cut to that would hurt. >> we're going to be concerned about any cut in funding given how tight our budget is, especially given the fact we feel the state is underfunding us now. >> reporter: like the state, fairfax county has asked its departments to also prepare for the fiscal cliff and look for 5% in savings, but the biggest threat to the schools and the northern virginia economy is sequestration. economists predict up to a half a million jobs could be loss in the d.c. area tha
throughout the city that will close their doors for good after the current school year. >> these decisions are difficult, they mean transition. >> reporter: henderson says the schools including mcfarland middle are chosen because of low enrollment. the percentage of the buildings that are actually being used. and the condition of their buildings. >> we want as many of our young people to go to school in a modernized building as possible. >> reporter: when students from the schools that are closing go to the new schools for the 2013/2014 school year, the average school enrollment in d.c. will increase 15% from the current 376 to 432. >> if we reduce the number of our facilities we'll be able to improve the programs that we offer, we'll be able to utilize our staff more efficiently so that we can concentrate on the things that we know move things for kids. >> reporter: though some parents we spoke to at the affected schools like this woman at the high school understood the need to consolidate -- >> students just is off the hook in the school and i don't think half the teachers in here really
.c. judge sentenced the former city council chairman to 30 days in jail but suspended the sentence. that happened hours after a federal judge sentenced brown to one day in custody followed by six months of home detention for lying on loan applications. he also has to complete 480 hours of community service. brown admitted to both crimes in june. he resigned from the council. >>> now to the ever widening scandal that started with david petraeus resignation as c.i.a. director. the man who replaced petraeus in afghanistan general john allen hoped to be the next nato supreme allied commander in europe. however, his nomination to that post is now on hold while investigators look into e-mails general allen exchanged with jill kelley and whether they were inappropriate. yes, kelley is the same florida woman who reported threatening e-mails to the f.b.i. leaving agents to discover the source of those e-mails paula broadwell. and, yes, paula broadwell is the woman who was having an affair with david petraeus. both allen and kelley deny there was anything sexual about their relationship. >>>
rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassman is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. behind me is one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey, 750 emergency workers and about 60 storm victims. but there are hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning 11 days after sandy hit this coastline. in wintry somerset county, northern new jersey, utility crews are days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter was a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just got her electricity back on monday. >> it was a relief. >> reporter: but that relief didn't last long. >> all of a sudden poof. and there we are back in the middle ages. >> reporter: in new york andrew cuomo blasted the power company that serves long island complaining it mismanaged the crisis. >> part of it is just the management and the performance, which has been unacceptable and they fai
in the dark and the cold is the new york city neighborhood of belle harbor. it's a community of only a few thousand, but it has seen much more than its share of tragedy. a lot of its residents are cops and firemen, and many were lost on 9/11. then two months later, in 2001, a jumbo jet crashed into the community. now, the storm has swept away a great deal of belle harbor, but it did not take way the grit of the people who always reach out for one another. this was the moment, captured on a phone, when many in belle harbor thought fate would finally take their town. >> san brady: we were terrified when the fire started, because we watched the houses on the next block go up one after another, and the fire department couldn't get here because the water was so high. >> pelley: the water was six feet high at susan brady's porch when her son shot this video, the moment the neighborhood was squeezed into a narrow space between drowning and burning. >> brian brady: the water was breaking on the back deck. it was coming through the basement windows, the garage. the kitchen window shattered in the h
to be a problem. mayor saying only 25% of the gas stations are open to the cities, so beginning tomorrow, the city will begin a gas rationing plan. >> a message that is too early to know. they might be able to get the power back on for all those folks. >> reporter: in some areas, people just don't know yet. and in the area of long island, the utility company hopes that it will be back by thanksgiving, lesli. >> oh my goodness. boy, that is just really. i mean i don't have any words for that. we talk about the power outages and that really sort of crystallizes with what they are doing there. thank you. >> wow. topper. that's the reaction from all of it in here. do you know of any other stuff coming down the pike? >> no, they will be jumping for joy over the weekend, up in the new york area. but we still have winds to deal with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s
power. >> 70% of the city is flood. >> the crews are at it. contact between jeff gordon and clint bowyer. >> all that -- >> not a great night offensively for the chicago bears. >> for the first time in four years an nfl game has ended in a tie. >> -- and all that matters. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans for reminding why america is and always will be the greatest nation on earth. >> -- on cbs "this morning." >> many people are saying off the record this feels a little homeland. >> welcome to cbs "this morning" as america celebrates the official veterans day holiday. one veteran in particular is at the center of a growing scandal in washington. this morning we'll have more on the resignation of cia director david petraeus. >> the retired army general admits he was having an extramarital fair happen his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: good morning. sources say the sudden downfall of cia director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biograp
interfered with the relief efforts underway after sandy. >>> in new york city leaders there are taking steps to reduce the gas lines. beginning today drivers with license plates ending with odd numbers can get fuel. tomorrow it will be people with even numbers that can fill up. only 25% of the gas stations are are open right now. >>> and getting to new york city by rail is still a challenge but amtrak is hoping to have three of its tunnels to new york's penn station back open by tonight. amtrak's goal is to restore all of its service and commuter rail in and out of the station by monday. >>> many of us here across the mid-atlantic are learning some pretty hard lessons after the superstorm. >> our own bruce leshan is living the nightmare, trying to rebuild after a tree nearly destroyed his home. he hopes it will help others. >> i'm learning a lot about how to come back after a huge tree nearly destroyed my home. and i'm hoping what i've learned is going to help some other people. a week ago i lived in a forest of tulip poplars. but all around the neighborhood now, the chainsaws are buzzing, t
rationing for new york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the weekend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiance, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life-sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. >> who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases you want generator three times a day and waits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. >> pelley: and a lot of folks are be
. >> this morning, gas rationing in new jersey ends, but remains in effect for new york city and surrounding suburbs. >>> overseas now and the spreading unrest in syria. for the second day in a row, syrian jets struck positions near the turkish border. yesterday, syrian jets and helicopters bombed a rebel-held border town. opposition groups say up to 16 people were killed. yesterday, israel fired on syrian artillery after syrian mortar rounds fell. >>> coming up, officials try to narrow down the cause of a deadly explosion in indianapolis that nearly took out a whole neighborhood. this is the "cbs morning news." [ timers ringing ] [ male announcer ] it's that time of year. time for campbell's green bean casserole. you'll find the recipe at campbellskitchen.com. ♪ campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive right in? with a degree in business from capella u
that passport renewed in time for your trip. >> new york city is all but shut down. >> reporter: how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will have to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meterologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will noaa be able to spend what it needs? >> satellite controlled navigation, that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa is going to have to take some controllers out of the towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be inconvenienced but worse? >> just about everybody will see their tax goes up. >> reporter: people who work will see their payroll tax goes up and people who itemize won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress hasn't continued those reductions and small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we lose most of the jobs that have been added and we're back to the depths of the recession again. >> reporter: peggy fox, 9 news now. >> nobody wants to go back there. now the governor of virgini
shortages caused by hurricane sandy gas rationing begins this morning in new york city and some surrounding suburbs. new york governor andrew cuomo is calling for an investigation of the utility company that serves long island. more than to 30,000 customers there remain without power this morning. >>> overseas syrian president bashir al assad denies the syrian army is killing syrian people. in an interview with russian tv assad said there's no problem between him and the syrian people. there is no civil war in syria. and the 19 month uprising is the problem of terrorism. he said he's not leaving, i will live and die in syria. >>> an update on that young pakistani girl targeted by the taliban. the british hospital where malala yousufzai is recovering released this video of her. she was shot in the head by the taliban in october for speaking out against militants and call for education for women. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remembered slain u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens. she gave an award to stevens sister yesterday. clinton called stevens a fallen hero. designee understoo
in southern california. they are banned in 50 cities and counties across the state. francine shops with her own reuseable bags and wants more communities to enforce bans. >> if they went through a garbage dump or trash site, they'll think twice about it. >> supporters of the ban say plastic bags crowd landfills, threaten marine life. >> where plastic is banned, stores go through piles of paper bags. those also take a toll on the environment but about 50% do get recycled. >> that's compared to about 5% of plastic bags. manufacturers say banning the bags is unfair. >> the amount of litter that plastic bags produce is less than half of 1%. >> with the aadvocacy group. and plastic bags make up closer to 25%. >> litter on the streets gets washed through the storm drains out to the beach. and plastic bags are often part of that trash. >> since the floating plastic can resemble jelly fish, animals confuse it for food. the future could depend on what happens in los angeles. la is studying the impact of passing own ban and could become the largest city in the country to trash plastic bags. cbs news
injury. >>> the man suspected of kidnapping and murdering 6-year-old new york city boy etanpa tm patz in 1979. >>> the fda wants more power to oversee pharmacies following a meningitis outbreak. the agency's head asked for more authority from congress even the lawmakers asked why the fda didn't do more with the power it already had has. >> to provide oversight of drug manufacturers is very different than our authority to oversee compounding pharmacies which are, in fact, exempted from important aspects of fda law. >> the new england compounding center of massachusetts distributed the contaminated steroids that killed 32 and sickened 460. the head of the center was at yesterday's congressional hearing but barry cadden invoked his fifth amendment rights. >>> president obama visit staten island, new york. it comes as new york's attorney general subpoenaed two power companies into a probe into their performance. the subpoenas demand con ed and long island power authority turn over details for storm preparation. >>> straight ahead your thursday morning weather and in sports, what's worse?
york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> rhee ducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. >> reporter: earlier the president embraced staffers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly
's day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy, at least in manhattan. >> i feel like i'm back in vietnam. >> but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsman to give him five free gallons. >> without the gas for this generator, you would be in trouble. >> i wouldn't be able to charge a cell phone. and the cell phone is your life line to the insurance companies and to other families who are trying to find out are you okay. >> and a cold night you wouldn't have heat. >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class gerrittsen beach community all the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. almost two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough, very tough t is scary it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed. and residents complained they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousin's house is wet and cold. >> bathro
to the city's recovery from sandy at least in manhattan. but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gasoline to wait for an hour for national guardsmen to give him five free gallons. >> without this gas you would be in trouble? >> i couldn't charge my cell phone. it's your lifeline. >> you wouldn't have heat? >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class community, two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough. very tough. scary. it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> we got wiped out. she got wiped you want. they got wiped out happen. >> reporter: his cousins house is wet and cold. insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage. in this close knit multigenerational neighborhood many families lost everything, ruined heirlooms. but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam. >> 1966. can't put a price tag on that. >> reporter: this is what many hous
gas now. it started today in new york. drivers in new york city and staten island with odd numbered license plates can fill up today. tomorrow the even numbered tags. only 25% of the stations are open after the superstorm in new york. >>> she's treated breast cancer patients for years but then a local oncology nurse became a patient herself. >> and this nationals win more silver slugger awards than any other team. that story at 5:23. ! at 5:15 are you ready for a warmer weekend? hey you're going to get it. howard has details in his seven day forecast. >>> good morning, welcome back the 9news now -- to 9news now, 5:14 on this friday morning. look for mike knocking on your doors, he's going to be with his son. >> he's got the hat. >> scouting boots. last week we dropped off the bags with the little card and put foods in there. if you found one and we're going to pick them up and it's going to go to food banks, if you didn't get a bag on the front porch, go to the local safeway. you can donate there and they'll take the food to the same place. >> you can see howard at nationals park th
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involved in this. that's the community, the union leaders and also to the city council. he will need city council approval before this moves forward. andrea and mike, back to you. >> thank you. >>> maryland state police have arrested a florida truck driver involving a deadly crash in frederick county. 34-year-old watson pierre is charged with two counts of criminally negligent homicide. his tractor-trailer was speeding through a 30 mile per hour zone when it hit a pickup truck on route 75 near new market. two men inside the pickup were killed at the scene. pierre is in jail and is waiting his first court appearance. >>> former d.c. council chair kwame brown is to be sentenced today. it's unclear whether he will have to serve any time behind bars. in june brown pleaded guilty to federal court lying on loan applications and in d.c. superior court he admitted to misdemeanor campaign vie layings. prosecutor -- violations. prosecutors are only asking brown to spend six days in jail on bank fraud but brown's lawyer says he's suffered enough and shouldn't serve any jail time. >>> today police ca
a japanese news crew. shot it over the city. lasted about 10 minutes before it dissipated. never reached land or cause damage but plenty of hail. >> couple things. you see mountains in there. and sort of unusual for them to be in mountain areas. japan is not known for tornadoes but an occasional one. every state in the union can have a tornado. >> i have seen a water spout and people get all antsy about them. >> you should. and add hail and say not every thunder storm that produces a tornado has hail but the two go together hand in hand. >>> looking from crystal city. our live michael and son weather cam. looking at temperatures more reminiscent of december. only 45 right now. that's downtown. dew points upper 20s. a good indication of how low we could go. winds easterly at 7. pressure sitting on 30 .47 inches. that's pretty high reading. so satellite picture radar. we have a little disturbance. it is a nuisance. clouds in the ohio valley. back into the tennessee valley and showers showing up in georgia. all the showers and rain with this system will stay to our south. some of the high clouds
region. five others were injured in that attack. >>> president obama is visiting new york city today. he's getting an update from local officials on superstorm sandy's recovery efforts and the cities most outer burro. randall pinkston talked to staten island residents about the visit. >> reporter: rudy is glad the president is looking at the damage. some relates say fema and private groups have not done enough to get them back on their feet. more than two weeks since the storm, thousands who have homes remain without power and heat. >> everything thinks they're going to be first in line. there's people who need assistance a lot faster than others, eventually they're going o to get to everybody. >> i'm just about this far from the ceiling fan. >> reporter: bob and maxsine road the storm on a foam mattress. they are satisfied with the government's response so far. >> i think it was slow at first. i think once everything kicked in, you know, it was overwhelming. >> reporter: 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help, the displaced residents are frustrated and exhausted. they want fem
of 40 to 60 medic calls between the hours of 1:00 and 7:00 in the morning city wide and the fire chief says by changing shifts around he can have more units out there ready to go when they are really needed. in d.c., bruce leshan, 9news now. >>> d.c. schools chancellor henderson says closing 20 schools across the city after the current school year will save some money. according to henderson the schools on the list were chosen in part because of low enrollment, the percentage of the buildings actually being used and the condition of those structures. if the proposal goes through it would be the second major consolidation of d.c. schools in the past five years. >> if we reduce the number of our facilities we'll be able to improve the programs that we offer. we'll be able to utilize our staff more efficiently. so that we can concentrate on the things that we know move things for kids. >> you can see the full list of schools and where those students would be sent the coming years at wusa9.com. >>> the former chairman of the d.c. council learned his fate from not one, but two judges today.
.c. fire did. i've already tweeted about this. chief ellerbe plans to redeploy city ambulance crews reducing the level of ambulance service between 1:00 in the morning until 7:00 in the morning. we're talking about 14 fewer medic units. now he also would increase the number of ambulances during peak hours. that's mostly during the day. he said paramedics on the fire trucks would be covering those ambulance calls overnight. so the guys working the trucks will have to come over and start manning the ambulance? >> it's quite possible those firefighter paramedics may have to help out from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. i know they complained about having to work long hours and it's too hard and i gave them a proposal. we're talking about reducing those hours. hopefully they'll step up and serve the citizens like they're supposed to. >> again paramedics on the fire trucks would fill in for the 14 medic units we'd lose between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. in the morning. >> i can only imagine this is to put more crews when there are more calls, but i also imagine the union wants to say something about this. >> th
with no american troops fighting in iraq. >>> and this is video from the new york city veterans day parade. thousands lined the streets of manhattan sunday for the parade cheering and waving a flag. volunteers also collected winter coats for those in need nearly two weeks after storm sandy hit the area. >>> the hunt continues for the gunman who shot a taco bell manager in columbia, maryland. howard county police say two men confronted the manager outside the restaurant on minstrel way early yesterday and shot him several times. frantic employees ducked for cover and called police. the manager is hospitalized in critical condition. >>> a protest in florida was held on behalf of a man from bethesda, maryland. demonstrators gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. they're protesting the imprisonment of bethesda resident alan gross. he's serving a 15-year sentence on charges he was trying to undermine the cuban government. he said he was only trying to provide internet service to cuba's small jewish community. >>> homeland security secreta
city is all, but shut down. >> reporter: and how about the next big storm? >> the weather guys will need to look out the window more often. >> reporter: meteorologists were able to track hurricane sandy using federal satellites. will they still be able to spend what they need? >> satellite controls navigation. that system won't be put in place. >> reporter: we could see the slowdowns at some airports. >> the faa will need to take some controllers out of the towers. they will be selective about how they do that and they said that they would not cut back on the major towers. >> reporter: fuller says everybody will be incon convenienced, but worse? >> just about everybody will see their taxes go up. >> reporter: people that work will see their payroll taxes go up and people that itemized won't be able to deduct child care expenses because congress has not continued those reductions. small businesses will lose money because of changes in the inheritance tax. >> we basically lose the gain that we have made and achieved over the last three years. we lose most of the jobs that have be
might end up back where i came from. >> reporter: the cuts would cost the city hundreds of jobs and hit education and head start particularly hard. >> what did you want them to do? >> i want them to do what they have to do to be a doctor and there they go too. >> reporter: the speaker's staff locked the door. but they say that the speaker has proposed a responsible and balanced framework to avert the fiscal cliff with tax reform and reasonable spending cuts. >> there are no barriers here. and to set them down and begin to work through the process. >> reporter: the protesters left behind photos of the people they say that will be hurt. >> but do you worry about your country, the country you fought for? do you worry about the debt that the country has? >> yes. >> and now at that point they dragged the vet away and we could not get more details on how he felt about the debt. but the speaker staff did pick up all those photos, all those letters, and they promised that they would review them. anita back to you. >> thank you. >>> and another -- and also another federal deadline when they need
to repair infrastructure and pay for emergency costs related to the storm. the new york city council is going to vote on a plan today to use half a billion dollars to repair public schools and hospitals. 23 schools and two city-owned hospitals are still closed now two weeks after the storm. in boilers, new electrical systems, roof repairs are on the long list of repairs that need to be fixed. also in new jersey they are going to end the gasoline rationing there. it will remain in place in new york city and long island. they expect to have power restored to 99% of customers by tonight. >>> here's a look at some other things making news at 4:35. the deaths of three children, their uncle and grandmother inside a toledo home appear to abmurder-suicide. the woman's husband called police after he shundz suspicion -- he found suspicious notes in the house. they found a truck running with hoses leading to a car in the garage. investigators believe the grandmother was upset about possibly losing custody of her grandchildren. >>> the awards just keep rolling in for the washington nationals. br
by fishing boats. more than 200 rockets fell on israel today, a few of them aimed at the city of tel aviv. israeli troops are massing on the border of gaza, the tiny strip of land that's home to palestinians and the militant group hams. this battle is escalating, and alan pizzey is in tel aviv tonight. >> reporter: throughout the day, the israeli air force struck gaza, but hamas militants kept firing rockets back. warning sirens support israeli civilians scurrying for shelters and the government ordered everyone within 25 miles of the gaza border to stay at home. the tit-for-tat violence was sparked by what the israelis call a targeted assassination, that killed ahmed al-jabaari, and his son. today, more than 1,000 people turned out for his funeral and vowed to hit tel aviv in revenge. hundreds more rocketes were fired into southern israel, most of which were intercepted by a sophisticated israeli antimissile system dubbed "iron dome." the rockets are relatively small, but hamas is thought to have as many as 10,000 of them. fire enough, and some will get through. an israeli family of thre
-mart in maryland city just after 4:00 a.m. yesterday and demanded money from the victim. despite getting some cash, police say the robber forced the manager into the parking lot and then shot him. the victim was hit in the upper body and is expected to recover. >>> the incoming chief of the u.s. capital police is a familiar face to many in our area. kim dine is leaving his post as police chief in frederick, maryland. before that he worked in the police department for 27 years. he will take over the u.s. capitol police mid-december. he succeeds philip morris who retired in may. >>> this afternoon d.c. parents get their first chance to react to the proposed school closings. the d.c. city council will hold a public hearing to review potential closings and some boundary changes. the city school chancellor kaya henderson unveiled her plan earlier this week. according to her plan, 20 schools should close over the next couple of years. if her plan takes effect, the average enrollment per school would increase from 376 to 432 students. >>> the virginia department of transportation wants drivers and local
's a pretty city. a windchill of 31 at national and north, northeasterly wind at 8 miles an hour. front from yesterday, there it is. it's off shore. so behind it we had some high pressure building in. it's clear and cold. these clouds that you see, high thin ones moving through indianapolis and over toward areas like champagne, illinois, that's going to be coming in for tonight and tomorrow. so today will be really a very sunny day. then we'll watch some clouds moving our way and with this system coming across the country, in the carolinas, some moisture from the gulf and atlantic will build. tomorrow we'll watch the rains passing well to our south coming out of georgia into south and north carolina by tomorrow morning. a few of the clouds will blow up north on top of us. these should be generally high thin clouds. we'll go partly sunny tomorrow. temperatures not that much different from today or friday or saturday. low 50s, maybe mid-50s by saturday. so looking at the forecast then, we've got temps today only about 51. it will abbright, sun -- to be a bright, sunny dry day. some upper 20s.
. baltimore county and city police say william justin campbell and kenyon travis walter are charged with first degree rape and assault, kidnapping, armed robbery, and more offenses. six of their victims were reportedly students at nearby colleges, the youngest 17 years old according to police. >>> jury selection started thursday at the murder trial of the bowie state university student. simpson is accused of killing frazier in september 2011. prosecutors say simpson killed frazier over music being played on an ipod. simpson claims she was acting in self-defense. >>> and it's life in prison for jared loughner, he was sentenced yesterday in the shooting outside a safeway in tucson, arizona last year. loughner killed six people and wounded several others including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. some victims addressed the court yesterday including giffords' husband former astronaut mark kelly. he says loughner did not put a dent in her spirit. >>> it is 6:05. jessica doyle is here with another your money report. >> a rough couple of days on wall street. the dow 400 plus downside over two
topping out at 68. i can't get over how pretty the city is at times when you get this time of day. we've got the clouds thickening to the west. showers well out to the west. they'll be moving in tonight. temperatures now in the low 40s in places like manassas is 41. reston is 43. but it's almost 10 degrees warm near ashburn at 51. look at bowie in college park and laurel. all in the low 40s this morning while andrews is at 50 and alexandria 44. why not. it's such a good picture. let's look at it again on our michael & son weather camera. partly cloudy skies. light winds. the humidity at 89%. but a strong cold front is coming. arctic air. look at this. bismarck 8. near zero in south central canada. the temps are moving toward the east and southeast. while we're a now and detroit 55, we're going to be struggling to get into the low 50s the next few days. there's the rain moving in toward ohio now, central ohio, columbus and cincinnati. you'll be seeing it shortly in 'not already. -- shortly if not already. it's a slow march east so it won't be getting here till sometime tonight. probabl
. the report from -- in six years. the report from the national association of realtors says most cities saw some gains. >>> at&t may have been caught in a fib. the company announced a plan to cover 96% of the u.s. population with 4g lte service by the end of 2014. well, that seems to show at&t told regulators a whopper last year when fighting for the doomed t-mobile merger. the company said without t- mobile, it was very unlikely it would expand 4g lte service beyond 80% of the country. the fcc called at&t out saying it believed the company was going to expand with or without t-mobile. at&t denied it at the time but now this comes along and at the time says it never lied and the circumstances have changed. >> uh-huh. >> things happen. >> things happen. >> yeah. competition. sure thing. >> sure they do. >> so 4 g coming. >> thanks jess. >>> an impressive story when we come back in the spirit of healthy living. >> a woman changed her lifestyle completely for the sake of her heart. it's a story you want to hear, a metamorphosis when we return. >>> welcome back to news news at 6:-- 9news now at
was the hardest hit borough in the city after hurricane sandy. michael bloomberg had turned him away initially. >>> swallow falls remains closed. the. a total of 11 state parks are closed in the aftermath of sandy. >>> it is 4:34. here's a look at some other things making news. china has a new leader. the state news agency made the announcement this morning. she is the son of a party elder and has been china's vice president for the past five years. as the head of the communist party, he'll lead the second economic power [ inaudible ] israel says the attack in response to a rocket attack from militants into israel. leaders say the air strikes are the beginning of a much broader operation against hamas. palestinian leaders have asked the united nations to take steps to stop israel's military operation. u.n. observer in the territory says israel is guilty of war crimes against the palestinian people. >>> some california drivers in sacramento witnessed a small plane make an emergency landing right on a highway median yesterday morning. the pilot was testing a new engine when it lost power at abou
started at capella.edu >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york morning clouds and clearing 50 degrees. morning showers in miami 82. occasional sun in chicago 46 trees. mostly sunny in dallas, 63 and partly sunny in l.a. 82 degrees. let's check your national forecast. expect nice weather today across much of the country. clear skies over the eastern half of the nation. some showers in the south and northwest and northern rockies will see scattered rain and mountain snow showers. the midwest and west remain dry. when a white supremacist opened fire at a sikh temple police rushed to the scene. the gunman killed six but the toll may have been higher if it were not for two cops who gave their first interview to elaine quijano. >> reporter: 10:26 in the morning when oak creek police got the first 911 call. police lieutenant brian murphy driving this car arrived first at the sikh temple. he found two bodies in the parking lot. >> i need an ambulance. i do not see a shooter anywhere. >> reporter: he got out of the car just seconds after he arrived he spo
out across the city to assist people still struggling. >> they lost a lot of their stuff and their homes right next to the beach. they had a dance and some of us didn't make it through the dance and we're here to give them what they need. >> reporter: volunteers are working to distribute those essentials like blankets, water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some say help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of, you know, fresh water, but for the first 5 or 6 days, no one was there. >> reporter: frustration is especially high on long island. where some of the 130,000 still without power are demanding answers from the long island power authority. >> it's like going on and on and on. end it. the power company says it hopes to have electricity restored by late tuesday. erica ferrari for cbs news for rockaway, new york. >> it's worth reporting, that new york utility says some long island residents won't get power until early next week. >>> new revelations tonight in the sudden resignation of cis director. he stepped down yesterd
the windy city the president decided you know what? it's time to give the staffers a hug at the campaign headquarters. he did that to say thank you. there you see it. he acknowledged the need for unity as well after the bruising and divisive campaign. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. >> the president phoned republican leaders wednesday, we're going to have more on their plans to work on avoiding the fiscal cliff. that's coming up in the next your money segment in a few minutes. as far as foreign policy is concerned this morning an official in myanmar says the president is going to visit there later this month. which would make him the first u.s. president to visit the country which was formally known as -- formerly known as burma. >>> a virginia business owner is taking extreme measures following tuesday's elections. a jewelry store in bedford posted the sign that reads closed to mourn the loss of the america that our forefathers endowed to us. while some agreed the store owner has a right to express his opinions others say the move upsets them and they'll no
are demanding answers. >>> just when new york city commuters started to think things were getting back to normal, two crashes shut down the lincoln tunnel for hours this morning. in one case about 20 people were hurt, at least two of them seriously when a new jersey transit bus slammed into a trailways bus. the crash happened during the morning rush hour on the new jersey side and then two hours later a bus and a truck collided also on the new jersey side. those delays lasted as long as three hours. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the crashes. >>> in indianapolis investigators might have some new clues as to the cause of a deadly home explosion that happened over the weekend. the owner of the house says a faulty furnace may to be blame, but the gas company says it didn't get any calls about problems with the furnace. two people died in the blast saturday night. dozens of nearby homes were damaged or destroyed. in fact, this blast was so loud people living 3 miles away could hear it and the resulting fire burned for hours. so far utility crews have found no sign of a gas leak.
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. it's pulley over a little port city. it's also sort of in the mountains. at the bottom of that is the water. so a little tiny rope of a water spout. and kind of cool. they don't happen too often in japan. but they can. and, of course, tornado or water spout is possible at any state in our union. okay. kind of neat. all right. for us, have a live look outside. it is our michael and son weather cam. kind of a chilly night. 38 already downtown. dew points in the upper 20s. winds have calmed down. pressure falling just a little bit. but still pretty high. 30.46 inches of mercury. if you have a barometer, it's a good time to set it because the pressure is pretty darn high. and the pressure gets dry in the fall and winter because the pressure is high. the air is denser. we have a weak system. it's just like a trough, if you will. it's not even up to cold front status. it stretches from western pa back into the valley. some high clouds will continue to roll in tonight and again tomorrow. so that's going to keep it a little cooler. good news, we have no winds to speak of tomorr
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